A Swiss judge's decision not to extradite director Roman Polanski to the US is 'disturbing,' says a leading children's advocate. The filmmaker had faced sentencing in a 1977 child sex case.
French and Polish officials praised the decision by Swiss authorities to free Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski. But some ordinary citizens and French elite said a different judicial standard is used for the rich and famous.
Roman Polanski is a free man Monday after the Swiss government refused to extradite the film director to the US on a 1977 rape charge.
Lower Yuba River Accord honored at Schwarzenegger’s Global Climate Summit. The pact settled a 20-year fight over water use.
French elites lobby to "Free Polanski." American and French students pick sides in a French debate over the rape case.
A riveting look at the 1910 bombing of the offices of the anti-union, anti-socialist L.A. Times.
At this year's film festival, nonfiction films outshine the usual angst-ridden, quirky indies.